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Time Zone: Texas County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Houston is the Seat for Texas County.

Texas County was founded in 1843. Texas was created by taking area from Shannon and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Texas had a population of 24,563 people. This is an increase of 6.78% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,003 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Texas represented 0.41% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 47th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201026,008+13.06%+5.88% since 2009
200924,563+6.78%+0.27% since 2008
200824,497+6.49%-0.1% since 2007
200023,003The Last Census

More information can be found on the Texas County Census Page for Texas County.


Below are some of the communities located in Texas County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Texas County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Mountain Grove   4,5524,5740.48% decrease  
Licking   2,7541,47187.2% increase  
Cabool   2,1352,1681.52% decrease  
Houston   2,0261,9921.71% increase  
Raymondville   4374421.13% decrease  

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About Missouri

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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